21st Century Success Story

Posted on December 17th, 2014

December 2014 will be remembered as being a great month for Renewable Energy in Scotland. First it was announced that in the first six months of 2014 renewable energy was the main source of electricity generated in the country. Then … Continue reading

Energy’s Richest Source

Posted on December 11th, 2014

Scotland continues to raise the bar when it comes to renewable energy production. After the announcement last week confirming that electricity from wind energy was the largest providing source in the first half of 2014, new figures released by WWF … Continue reading

Scotland’s Number 1

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Figures for the first six months of 2014, the most recent available data, show that renewables generated 30% more electricity than any other power source in Scotland. In reaching this historic milestone renewable energy overtook nuclear as Scotland’s main source … Continue reading

Progress requires outside assistance

Posted on November 26th, 2014

The Scottish Government is to set up a new body to encourage and promote innovation in the wave energy sector of the renewable energy industry. Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said Wave Energy Scotland would draw on the sector’s best … Continue reading

Scotland’s Green Bond

Posted on November 13th, 2014

Scottish Renewables recently announced its blueprint for the 2015 UK General Election and included within was a proposal for a “Green Bond” which would allow the public to invest in renewable energy technology. They claim that a decent return on … Continue reading

Working together to achieve our goals

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Last week it was announced that the European Union has set a new target for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030. This was agreed by all member states including us here in the UK. This … Continue reading

Renewable Energy in Scotland continues to grow

Posted on October 15th, 2014

A 20% increase in electricity generated from wind and a 50% increase in hydro generation, renewable energy’s two most advanced technologies, in 2013 has meant that overall electricity generation from renewable sources in Scotland has risen once again, up 30% … Continue reading